Reid Davenport has cerebral palsy. He uses an electric wheelchair. Carole Zoom has congenital muscular dystrophy. She uses an electric scooter and a ventilator. While I take week-long trips to resorts that I can reach on a nonstop flight, Davenport braved parts of Europe on a 20-day mission to film a documentary about the challenges people with disabilities face in Ireland, France, and Brussels. Zoom went to China, where the stigma of living with a disability made her a spectacle everywhere she went.
If you'd like some perspective, check out their stories: